Stem Cell Report Archive

Stem Cell Report Archive

Advances in Alternatives to Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Fall 2002

  • “Therapeutic” Cloning No Longer Needed, Says Leading Embryonic Stem Cell Scientist
  • Adult Stem Cells More Effective Than Embryonic Stem Cells in Blood Formation
  • Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Show Immune Tolerance, Not Rejected
  • Adult Stem Cells Stimulated to Form Insulin-Secreting Pancreatic Cells
  • Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Repair Retina
  • Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Could Prevent Blindness, Grow New Blood Vessels
  • Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Stimulate Growth in Children With Bone Disease

Summer 2002

  • Adult Skin Cells Reprogrammed Without Cloning
  • Adult Liver Stem Cells Make Pancreatic Cells, Reverse Hyperglycemia in Diabetic Mice
  • Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Transformed Into Functional Liver Cells
  • Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Form Blood Vessels
  • Adult Muscle Stem Cells Form Multiple Tissues; Regenerate Dystrophic Muscle

Spring 2002

  • Treating Parkinson’s with Adult Stems Cell and Other Alternatives
  • Retinal Cell Implants Improve Parkinson’s
  • Stimulating Adult Brain Stem Cells Decreases Parkinson’s Symptoms
  • Progenitor Cells Reverse Severe Parkinson’s Symptoms in Rats
  • Gene Therapies Treat Parkinson’s in Rats, Monkeys

Fall 2001

  • Adult Stem Cells Can “Be Cultured and Expand Indefinitely”
  • “Adult Stem Cells Offer Hope Without Hype”
  • Successful Repair of Heart Damage Using Adult Stem Cells
  • Japanese Scientists use Neural Stem Cells to Decrease Parkinson’s Symptoms
  • Human Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Form Kidney Tissue
  • Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis using the Patient’s Own Cells
  • Umbilical Cord Blood Effective At Treating Adult Blood Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Anemia Treated with Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells
  • Stroke Treatment Follow-up Shows Patient Improvement
  • Tissue-Engineered Arterial Grafts from Adult Blood Cells
  • Functional Brain Cells Generated From Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells
  • Spinal Cord Regeneration Using Adult Cells
  • New Corneas Grown from Patients’ Own Adult Stem Cells Treat Corneal Scarring

July/August 2001

  • As the Administration Moves Forward on Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Adult Stem Cells and Other Alternatives Move Forward on Treating Disease.
  • Stem Cells From Skin Develop into Brain Cells and Other Tissues
  • Stem Cell-Rich Cord Blood Successfully Treats Often Fatal Blood Disorder
  • Scientists Purify Pluripotent Adult Neural Stem Cells from Brain
  • Adult Stem Cells Show Success in Treating Autoimmune Disease
  • Adult Stem Cells Treat Potentially Fatal Skin Disorder
  • Adult Stem Cells Repair Heart Damage

May/June 2001

  • First Successful Human Stem Cell Treatment for Heart Disease Uses Adult Stem Cells
  • Adult Stem Cells from Bone Marrow Form Heart Muscle, Blood Vessels
  • Adult Stem Cells from Liver Form Heart Tissue
  • Heart Tissue May Be Regenerated From a Heart Stem Cell

March/April 2001

  • Embryonic Stem Cell Development Falls Short of Previous Advance Made with Adult Stem Cells
  • Adult Stem Cells Reverse Diabetes in Mice
  • Scientists Identify Human Adult Pancreatic Stem Cells
  • Comprehensive Review Finds Adult Stem Cells Present Fewer Biological Problems for Producing Insulin Secreting Pancreatic Beta Cells

February 2001

  • Embryonic Stem Cells Prove Disappointing…
  • …While Adult Stem Cells Advance toward Treating Degenerative Neural Disorders
  • “Sonic Hedgehog” Paves Way for Potentially Unlimited Supplies of Adult Stem Cells; Improved Treatment for Cancer Patients

January 2001

  • Clinical Successes in Cancer Treatment Again Show Versatility, Pluripotent Abilities of Adult Stem Cells.
  • Adult Stem Cells Again Proved Capable of Numbers to Meet Clinical Demand
  • Treating Heart Disease with Adult Stem Cells

September/October 2000

  • Embryonic Stem Cell Development Falls Short of Previous Advance Made with Adult Stem Cells
  • Adult Stem Cells Reverse Diabetes in Mice
  • Scientists Identify Human Adult Pancreatic Stem Cells
  • Comprehensive Review Finds Adult Stem Cells Present Fewer Biological Problems for Producing Insulin Secreting Pancreatic Beta Cells

July/August 2000

  • Human Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Form Liver
  • Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Generate Nerve Cells
  • Large Numbers of Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Be Generated in Culture
  • Adult Bone Marrow Cells Can Form Multiple Tissue Types

June 2000

  • Successful Trial of Gene Therapy in France Uses “Adult” Stem Cells
  • Adult Stem Cells Reverse Diabetes in Mice
  • Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Used to Treat Children with Cartilage Defect
  • Neural Stem Cells Able to Repair Damage Throughout Brain
  • Corneal Stem Cells Help Restore Sight
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